The Constitution of 3 May 1791 in Kyiv

The open-air exhibition The Constitution of 3 May 1791 prepared by the Polish History Museum in Warsaw and the Lithuanian Institute of History in Vilnius has just reached Kyiv.

The official opening of the exhibition took place on the premises of Saint Sophia Cathedral in Kyiv, one of the oldest remaining Orthodox churches in Eastern Europe. The attendees included the Ambassador of the Republic of Poland to Ukraine Bartosz Cichocki, Deputy Speaker of the Polish Sejm Małgorzata Gosiewska, Deputy Speaker of the Lithuanian Sejm Paulius Saudargas, Deputy Chairman of Ukraine’s Verhovna Rada Ruslan Stefanchuk, Ambassador of the Republic of Lithuania to Ukraine Valdemaras Sarapinas, Deputy Director of the Polish History Museum Anna Piekarska, Director of the Polish Institute in Kyiv Robert Czyżewski, as well as Wojciech Kalwat, a co-author of the exhibition script and the head of the Cultural Projects and International Cooperation Department of the Polish History Museum. Yesterday’s presentation was initiated by the Embassies of Poland and Lithuania. Kyiv is yet another town whose residents can see the exhibition devoted to The Constitution of 3 May 1791. To date, it has been shown, inter alia, in Kamianets-Podilskyi, Vilnius, Kaunas, Sandomierz and Tarnobrzeg.